Recycling site co-owner said drought made the blaze worse

A fire at MW Horticulture Recycling in southern Lee County, which went out early Sunday morning, reignited hours later, calling firefighters back to the Thomas Road site. Firefighters from the San Carlos Park Fire Department worked Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday before handing control of the recycling …

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X-ray vision can help rescuers find earthquake survivors

Seconds after reaching a city, earthquakes can cause immense destruction: houses collapse, skyscrapers turn to rubble, people and animals are buried in debris. Immediately after such carnage, emergency personnel desperately search for any signs of life in what was once a home or office. Often, however, they find they were …

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Gaza traders seek help to rebuild

NOTAji Dwaima’s family is known as “the watch family” in Gaza, and last Sunday morning he sat in a folding chair and looked around where his watch store was. It was buried under 12 floors of rubble, destroyed, along with dozens of other stores, factories, banks and a significant part …

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